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'The Big Short': So What Now?

Joel Sucher | Posted 12.18.2015 | Entertainment
Joel Sucher

The Big Short is as powerful an indictment of Wall Street's major con job as you can expect from Hollywood and a title card at the end makes this abundantly clear (no need to proffer any spoiler alerts).

Cole Stangler

Congresswoman Joins Factory Workers To Demand Bain Capital Stop Outsourcing To China | Cole Stangler | Posted 08.23.2012 | Politics

Employees at an Illinois Sensata Technologies plant delivered a petition to Bain Capital Tuesday night, demanding that the private equity firm step in...

Jennifer Bendery

Eric Cantor Refuses To Discuss Possible Anti-Semitism Among GOP Colleagues | Jennifer Bendery | Posted 04.19.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- House Majority Leader Eric Cantor (R-Va.) on Thursday defended his decision to give money to an anti-incumbent super PAC to help defeat ...

Jennifer Bendery

Eric Cantor's Donation To Anti-Incumbent Super PAC Causing More Headaches For His Members | Jennifer Bendery | Posted 04.13.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- House Majority Leader Eric Cantor's (R-Va.) $25,000 donation to an anti-incumbent super PAC has become the gift that keeps on giving. Bu...

Jennifer Bendery

DAMAGE CONTROL: Eric Cantor Reassuring Members He Won't Try To Get Them Defeated | Jennifer Bendery | Posted 04.10.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- House Majority Leader Eric Cantor (R-Va.) has been personally reaching out to GOP lawmakers to reassure them that he has their backs, de...

Cantor Made Unusual Donation

Roll Call | John Stanton | Posted 04.06.2012 | Politics

In the waning days of a bruising primary between Illinois GOP Reps. Adam Kinzinger and Don Manzullo, House Majority Leader Eric Cantor donated $25,000...

LIVE BLOG: Illinois Voters Head To The Polls

Posted 03.20.2012 | Chicago

As some Illinois voters headed to the polls Tuesday to choose a GOP presidential nominee and determine the fates of some longtime politicians, electio...

Primary Election Guide: Key Races To Watch

Posted 03.20.2012 | Chicago

With the Illinois primary election Tuesday, much attention has focused on the GOP presidential candidates' jockeying for the support of the state's pr...

Early Voting Ends Thursday As Primary Races Heat Up

Posted 03.15.2012 | Chicago

Illinois voters on Thursday face their final opportunity to vote early in advance of the March 20 primary election. As the Associated Press reports...

Illinois GOP Tries To File Suit Against Health Reform, Madigan Says No Way

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Falling in line with several states, Illinois Republicans have teamed up to try and stop the health care reform bill signed by President Obama on Tues...

Prison Politics: Illinois GOP Moves To Block Gitmo Transfer Plan

Huffington Post | Tim Taliaferro | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

A plan to transfer prisoners currently held at Guantanamo Bay to a nearly deserted Illinois jail is sharply dividing the state's politicians, with Dem...

This Week In Questionably Scheduled Fundraisers

The Huffington Post | Julian Hattem | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Members of Congress need a lot of money to get re-elected. That means lots of fundraisers at all times of day, even when other things, like congressio...

WATCH: GOP Rep. Sorry For Calling Islam A 'Savage Religion'

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Rep. Don Manzullo (R-Ill.) moved to distance himself Tuesday from remarks he made to a local TV station in which he referred to Islam as a "savage rel...

Sahil Kapur

Manzullo Fumes Against Tougher Consumer Protection Laws | Sahil Kapur | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The House Financial Services Committee held a hearing Wednesday to discuss how best to overhaul the nation's financial regulations, including expandin...

GOP Rep. Don Manzullo On Waterboarding: "Apparently Doesn't Work," "More Torture Than Not"

Progress Illinois | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Rep. Don Manzullo apparently disagrees with his GOP colleague John Shimkus on the issue of "enhanced interrogations," according to the comments he mad...

Ryan Grim

Don Manzullo: Worst Congressional Questioning Ever (VIDEO) | Ryan Grim | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

It's generally not worth reporting on exchanges between backbench committee members and witnesses that occur toward the end of a congressional hearing...

Impolite or Not, Congress Twittered While Obama Spoke

Ari Herzog | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Ari Herzog

About half a dozen members of Congress (from both political parties) thumbed their iPhones and BlackBerries and twittered while President Obama spoke about the economy and technology.